PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 7, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, today announced that its Podcast Network, including Cadence13 and Pineapple Street Studios, received three prestigious 2019 Peabody Award nominations and was the only audio company to receive multiple nominations.
Headlong: Running from COPS and The Catch and Kill Podcast with Ronan Farrow from Pineapple Street Studios, and Gangster Capitalism, Season One: The College Admissions Scandal from Cadence13’s C13Originals studio were recognized. The Peabody Awards honor the most powerful, enlightening and invigorating stories in television, radio and digital media.
“For our small shop to get two Peabody nominations is just an incredible testament to the care, thought and creativity the entire Pineapple Street Studios team puts into the work,” said Jenna Weiss-Berman and Max Linsky, co-founders, Pineapple Street Studios. “Working with world-class talents like Dan Taberski and Ronan Farrow is an honor and we’re thrilled by the recognition for our incredible staff and these two critically important shows, which we were so proud to put out into the world.”
“We could not be prouder to have Gangster Capitalism, Season One and our amazing team behind it, be recognized for this prestigious and wonderful honor,” said Chris Corcoran, Chief Content Officer, Cadence13. “When we launched our C13Originals division, our objective was to create and produce compelling and impactful documentaries of the highest quality, and we’re thrilled to have the Peabody team honor the incredible work of our collective team.”
This year’s nominated programs incorporate a variety of pressing issues, including white collar corruption; the criminal justice system and the ethics, impact, and problems of the long-running reality show “COPS;” the repercussions of the #MeToo movement and the practice of “catch and kill” employed by powerful entities; and immigration rights.
Full list of Entercom nominees below.
Gangster Capitalism: The College Admissions Scandal
Headlong: Running from COPS
Pineapple Street Studios
The Catch and Kill Podcast with Ronan Farrow
Pineapple Street Studios
A full list of 2019 Peabody Awards nominees can be found here.
Based at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia, the Peabody Awards’ nominees were chosen by unanimous vote of 19 jurors from nearly 1,300 entries from television, radio/podcasts and the web in entertainment, news, documentary, children’s and public service programming.
Entercom’s Podcast Network, which includes powerhouse studios Cadence13 and Pineapple Street, is the most influential and one of the largest podcast platforms in the country with an ever-expanding roster of chart-topping shows that Americans plan their lives around. Reaching over 28M people each month, the Network includes leading personalities such as Brené Brown, Hillary Clinton, Lena Dunham, Malcolm Gladwell, Andrew Yang; and hit shows like Pod Save America, Views with David Dobrik; Hope, Through History with Jon Meacham; RISE with Rachel Hollis; The Clearing; The Chernobyl Podcast; The Catch and Kill Podcast with Ronan Farrow, among others.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading audio and entertainment company engaging over 170 million consumers each month through its iconic broadcast brands, expansive digital platform, premium podcast network and live events and experiences. With presence in every major U.S. market, and accessible on every device, Entercom delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. The company’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Entercom is the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news and the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).